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Michael Symon's Sloppy Mikes

Sloppy Mike Symon
Michael's twist on a classic lunchtime sandwich!
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Sloppy Joes are a classic lunchtime sandwich, and Michael's made them even better by adding his own twist! Try this recipe today!

Cost Per Serving: $2.10
Total Cost: $8.38
  • 1 pound Ground Beef
  • 3 strips Bacon (diced)
  • 4 White American Cheese Slices
  • 4 Potato Rolls
  • 1  12oz Canned Chopped Tomatoes (crushed)
  • 1 Onion (diced)
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
  • 4 tablespoons Olive Oil (divided)
  • Chicken Stock (optional)
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  • 1
    2 tablespoons Olive Oil
    1 pound Ground Beef
    1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
    Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef with a pinch of salt and paprika.
  • 2
    2 tablespoons Olive Oil
    1 Onion (diced)
    3 strips Bacon (diced)
    1  12oz Canned Chopped Tomatoes (crushed)
    In a second pan add remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil and bacon. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Add onion to pan and continue cooking. Add tomatoes and simmer for another minute.
  • 3
    4 White American Cheese Slices
    Chicken Stock (optional)
    Transfer onion, tomato and bacon mixture to the browning meat. Stir to combine ingredients. Add cheese and stir to combine and melt. Note: If the meat is too dry you can add a little chicken stock to help moisten it. 
  • 4
    4 Potato Rolls
    Serve Sloppy Mikes on potato rolls.

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